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“How to avoid a nasty and costly divorce war”

By Constance Gustke CNBC.comhttp://www.cnbc.com/id/102451689

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Central California’s Women’s Conference

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News: Options for keeping divorce from becoming a fight

By Michelle Ellis, CPA, CVA, Business Journal, July 25, 2014 Divorce can be a stressful, emotionally draining, and expensive process, but it doesn’t have to be. Every divorcing couple has a choice on how to proceed. There are four ways to get a divorce: litigation, mediation, collaboration

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Collaborative Practice Re-Defines Winning: A Mental Health Perspective

By Susan Napolitano, Ph.D. For many children, parental divorce is more psychologically devastating than the death of a parent.  Unlike with divorce, the death of a parent usually results in an outpouring of support and sympathy.  Although a parent may be lost forever, the memories and images

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News: Divorce Options™ Workshops

Learn about your DIVORCE OPTIONS™ Central Valley Collaborative Law Affiliates is pleased to present DIVORCE OPTIONS™, a monthly workshop designed to educate the public about the legal, financial, family, and personal issues involved in the divorce process. With the guidance of experienced professionals, workshop participants will gain

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News: How To Have a Great Divorce

By Jan Ferris Heenan Breaking up is hard to do. But it doesn’t have to be war. Infact, if you play your cards right, it can be a downright positive experience. Here’s how. The first few months after her husband left her were a struggle, says Sacramento

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News: Divorce Lawyer Says Court Is No Place For Families

“Families don’t belong in the court of law…”, says Erin Rhames-Childs, a Fresno County Collaborative Lawyer. With divorce at the highest rates in years, local divorce courts are inundated with too many litigants, and too little time to handle them. For many, the cold hallways of a

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News: Divorce without war: collaborative law

By Duane Ruth-Heffelbower, J.D. February 12, 2007 Divorce is pretty common these days. Each year half as many people divorce as marry. While that creates a lot of marriages that last, it also means that many fail. Attorneys whose clients are contemplating marriage school them in divorce

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